Plonka Family History

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Plonka Name Meaning

Polish (Plonka): nickname from plonka ‘ungrafted tree’, from plony ‘useless’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Plona, Slomka, Golonka, Pliska, Pianka, Mrowka, Linko, Platko, Glowa

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Plonka Family Origin

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Plonka Family Occupations

What did your Plonka ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Plonka. 12% of Plonka men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Plonka women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Plonka were Casting and Saleslady

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • New Worker
  • Attendant
  • Casting

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
  • Laborer
  • Packer
  • Saleslady

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Plonka Historical Records

What Plonka family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Plonka. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Plonka census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 605 immigration records available for the last name Plonka. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 608 military records available for the last name Plonka. For the veterans among your Plonka ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Plonka Life Expectancy

What is the average Plonka lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Plonka life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Plonka in 1954 was 50, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Plonka

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Plonka ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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